Summary of Water use (in acre-feet) in Lincoln county, 1995
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Category                    Withdrawal  Withdrawal       Total   Depletion   Depletion       Total      Return      Return       Total 
                               Surface      Ground  Withdrawal     Surface      Ground   Depletion        Flow        Flow      Return 
                                 Water       Water                   Water       Water                 Surface      Ground        Flow 
                                                                                                         Water       Water
            
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Public Water Supply               1428        1524        2952         300         386         686        1129        1137        2266 
Domestic (self-supplied)             0         399         399           0         180         180           0         220         220 
Irrigated Agriculture            23165       10787       33952        9156        6063       15219       14009        4724       18733 
Livestock (self-supplied)          264         279         544         264         279         544           0           0           0 
Commercial (self-supplied)           0         968         968           0         752         752           0         217         217 
Industrial (self-supplied)           0          57          57           0          46          46           0          11          11 
Mining (self-supplied)               8          28          36           2           6           7           6          23          29 
Power (self-supplied)                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
Reservoir Evaporation                0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0           0 
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                   TOTAL:        24865       14042       38908        9722        7712       17434       15144        6332       21476

SOURCE: BRIAN, C., WILSON, P.E., 1997, "Water Use by Categories in New Mexico Counties and River Basins, and Irrigated Acreage in 1995", New Mexico State Engineer Office, Technical Report (in press), Santa Fe, NM.